Book Review: The Returned by Jason Mott

The Returned by Jason Mott

It says a lot about a book when I finish it in one sitting. In fact, after I finished reading The Returned by Jason Mott, I could not stop thinking about it. Dare I say it’s one of my top picks of the year? I do. The Returned is a haunting story about our fear of the unknown and […]

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Book Review: The Invention of Clouds

Invention of Clouds by Richard Hamblyn

Editor’s Note: I’m excited to welcome my sister, whose arm I twisted to convince her to guest post here. A big warm welcome to Kieu! I had an epiphany about a year ago, which made me see the inadequacy of the words passion and passionate. I adopted obsession and obsessive instead. My art, my knitting, […]

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Book Club Day: Raising My Rainbow by Lori Duron

Parenting is not an easy job, but what happens when your son loves to wear dresses and plays with toys marketed for girls? Lori Duron encounters this and much more with her youngest son, CJ. In Raising My Rainbow: Adventures in Raising a Fabulous, Gender Creative Son, Duron shares her discovery about CJ’s gender non-conformity and […]

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I’m Speaking At Blogalicious!

I’m excited to announce that I’m speaking at Blogalicious this October! Together with authors Robin O’Bryant and Tracey Beckerman, we’re sharing Everything You Need to Know about Publishing and Marketing a Book. If you’ve always wanted to write a book, learn more about traditional publishing, self-publishing and how to market your book to book blogs. […]

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5 Books That Will Make You Hungry

As a foodie, I have a sot spots for books that have to do with food. I’m not necessarily particular when it comes to genres for my culinary armchair travels. I’ve read memoirs, essays, historical fiction, cozy mysteries, women’s lit, I’ll read it. Here are a few culinary themed books I’ve really enjoyed in random […]

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September Book Club Announcement: Raising My Rainbow by Lori Duron

Raising My Rainbow by Lori Duron

September is dominated by back to school preparations as many of us (including me) transition from a (hopefully) relaxing summer to the hustle and bustle of fall.  For the beginning of September, we’re jumping right into our first book club feature: Raising My Rainbow: Adventures in Raising a Fabulous, Gender Creative Son by Lori Duron.  As a […]

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